singapore 50th anniversary - updates

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WATCH: On the ground at the #SG50 National Day festivities

Aug 09, 2015 - 11:12 PM

Out and about in Singapore for its 50th anniversary

#SG50: IN PHOTOS: Singapore's National Day celebrations

Aug 09, 2015 - 10:53 PM

A look at the visual treat that is Singapore s National Day celebrations complete with a military parade a fly past a colorful procession and grand fireworks

A fireworks display over the Singapore skyline during the National Day Parade celebrations. Photo by Tom White/EPA

#SG50: A changing Singapore questions its miracle

Aug 09, 2015 - 6:43 PM

While Lee Kuan Yew s Singapore valued economic growth younger affluent Singaporeans demand more of the government and question the costs of economic success

SINGAPORE’S 50TH. People wave national flags during Singapore's 50th National day anniversary celebration at the Padang in Singapore on August 9, 2015. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

#SG50 Rappler Talk: Singapore after LKY – legacy, leadership, and change

Aug 09, 2015 - 9:32 AM

Rappler talks to Singapore s Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan Jin about life in post Lee Kuan Yew Singapore

#SG50: In Singapore, gay activism is family-friendly

Aug 08, 2015 - 11:50 PM

Singapore is advanced in terms of GDP skyscrapers but we re not quite there yet in terms of the LGBT conversation says Singapore s LGBT movement Pink Dot SG

INCLUSIVE, DIVERSE. Pink Dot SG invites families, friends, and straight individuals to join the LGBT in promoting 'the freedom to live.' File photo by How Hwee Young/EPA

#SG50: Q and A: 'Singapore to be capital of Asian century'

Aug 08, 2015 - 12:04 PM

Rappler talks to former Singapore Ambassador to the UN Kishore Mahbubani a top global intellectual on the changing Singapore and its role in the so called Asian Century

GLOBAL THINKER. Rappler talks to former Singapore Ambassador to the UN Kishore Mahbubani, called one of the world's top thinkers, on the future of Singapore. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

VLOG: #SG50 concert at the Singapore Sports Hub

Aug 07, 2015 - 8:55 PM

Clad in red and gold Singaporeans celebrate their city state s 50th anniversary through song and dance

#SG50: What Manila can learn from Singapore, the Garden City

Aug 07, 2015 - 6:03 PM

Singapore the model city state of Southeast Asia serves as a benchmark of progress for its third world neighbors

#SG50: Foreign workers less welcome in Singapore?

Aug 07, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Economists say Singapore will likely continue tightening its immigration policy but the issue is subject to political economic and even emotional factors

MORE REQUIREMENTS. Singapore tightened its immigration policy, making it more difficult to hire foreign workers including Filipinos. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

#SG50: 'Philippines can succeed like Singapore'

Aug 06, 2015 - 6:00 PM

Meritocracy a strong anti corruption policy and long term vision are just some of the lessons in governance and leadership Singapore offers to the rest of the world

GOVERNANCE 101. Singapore built a modern global city largely through effective governance and exceptional leadership. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

#SG50: Rappler Talk: Singapore's vision of a Smart Nation

Aug 06, 2015 - 5:04 PM

On Singapore s 50th anniversary Rappler talks to Dr Vivian Balakrishnan to learn how the city state built a leading global metropolis and how it aims to further improve its residents quality of life

#SG50: Smart Nation: The future of Singapore's wired city

Aug 05, 2015 - 9:07 PM

Singapore s Smart Nation program uses data and cutting edge technology to find urban solutions to improve public services and to compete with premiere global cities

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES. Singapore's Smart Nation aims to address problems like mobility through smart technologies including autonomous vehicles. Screenshot from IDA Singapore video

#SG50: How planning made Singapore a Garden City

Aug 05, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Planning parks and open spaces and constant reinvention made Singapore Asia s most livable city offering many lessons for urban centers around the world

HORTICULTURAL DESTINATION. Singapore's Gardens By the Bay features tree-shaped, solar-powered vertical gardens called "supertrees." They form part of a nightly show of choreographed lights and sounds. The Gardens are a masterpiece of urban planning and sustainability. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler